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Do the Phenom's they are selling now have the B3 revision that corrects the issue with the translation lookaside buffer (TLB)? Even at stock speeds this may be an issue, and if you implement the bios revision you will take a 10% performance decrease.

I would just make sure those revisions are available before you order. The build looks great and you will learn to love your DFI. If you are not aware of the DIY-Street Forum I would give that a look. It is a forum of DFI users, where common issues are discussed and resolved. In addition there are some impressive programmers that make superb bios revisions that reach the true potential of the boards.
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Do the Phenom's they are selling now have the B3 revision that corrects the issue with the translation lookaside buffer (TLB)? Even at stock speeds this may be an issue, and if you implement the bios revision you will take a 10% performance decrease.

I would just make sure those revisions are available before you order. The build looks great and you will learn to love your DFI. If you are not aware of the DIY-Street Forum I would give that a look. It is a forum of DFI users, where common issues are discussed and resolved. In addition there are some impressive programmers that make superb bios revisions that reach the true potential of the boards.
Already covered on the TLB side. B3 revision chips are detected automatically in all 790FX boards and the TLB patch wont even appear in the BIOS no matter of microcode updates.

Also, cheers for the link to the DFI forum. +rep
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Already covered on the TLB side. B3 revision chips are detected automatically in all 790FX boards and the TLB patch wont even appear in the BIOS no matter of microcode updates.
OrphanShadow, if you plan on Tri-CFX make sure you have a strong enough PSU. Your current Enermax is only pushing 512watts @ 42.66amps on the 12volt rail. Wattage wise it should be enough but the amperage may be a little low for 3 cards and total system power. I don't see it being a problem with 2 cards.

Good luck and nice looking build
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here is the Noctua cooler NH-U12P:

http://anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus...spx?i=3268&p=2

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Off Topic: Speak Of The Devil, Im Listening to KillSwitch EnGage's Holy Diver


Anyhow, Great Idea Going for the Black Edition..... Welcome to The Dark Side
    
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Off Topic: Speak Of The Devil, Im Listening to KillSwitch EnGage's Holy Diver
Lol, I was listening to this when i came up with the name. Excellent song. The video for it is hilarious, haha. adam d as the princess

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OrphanShadow, if you plan on Tri-CFX make sure you have a strong enough PSU. Your current Enermax is only pushing 512watts @ 42.66amps on the 12volt rail. Wattage wise it should be enough but the amperage may be a little low for 3 cards and total system power. I don't see it being a problem with 2 cards.
Im upgrading the ol enermax. Its served me well, but I cant justify the price of a galaxy, otherwise I would have one.

It prolly gonna be an antec 1kw supply that im going for. I keep chopping and changing the PSU ill use. There are so many, it makes your head hurt
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Just some pics of the new stuff.

Warning: Incoming Awesomeness








EDIT: The Laptop ISNT part of the upgrade, LOL
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post #18 of 19
Looks wonderful. Dio would be proud.
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Nice
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